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Idiom: actions speak louder than words



 
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Idiom: actions speak louder than words #1 (permalink) Tue Feb 08, 2011 9:35 am   Idiom: actions speak louder than words
 

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ESL/EFL Test #300 "English Slang Idioms (22)", question 1

She didn't believe that he would ever change. He said he would, but actions speak louder than ..........

(a) thoughts
(b) intentions
(c) words
(d) concepts

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #300 "English Slang Idioms (22)", answer 1

She didn't believe that he would ever change. He said he would, but actions speak louder than words.

Correct answer: (c) words
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The actions speak louder than words. Does it mean: when deeds speak, words are nothing. ?
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Idiom: actions speak louder than words #2 (permalink) Tue Feb 08, 2011 19:01 pm   Idiom: actions speak louder than words
 

Not quite. It means that things you do mean more than the things you say you will do.
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